Job Title

Project Manager


The Role

  • Project Manager
  • Remote in Ireland with some US and EU travel
  • Permanent or Contractor

Role Brief

The successful candidate will manage Complex medical device assembly and packaging related projects for 1 or more SL Controls clients both locally and globally with responsibility for the design for manufacturing strategies and design for automated assembly for our client base.

The successful candidate will be charged with partnering with client R&D depts. on new product introductions with a view to Project Managing the acquisition, deployment, and commissioning of bespoke High-Volume Automation solutions.

Skills Brief

  • Experience of writing detailed URS & related specifications
  • Management and cashflow reporting of Large Capital Budgets
  • Managing multiple vendors to complete FAT/SAT/Installation & Commissioning/Validation
  • Ability to plan for & coordinate a wide variety of largely remote resources to meet production quality & quantity metrics
  • Managing the automation component & of the New Product Introduction (NPI) function & its ability to transition & support products & processes to manufacturing
  • Support the business units with all technical issues that arise relative to purchased equipment & materials during the NPI phase
  • Provide technical advice to site engineering groups and with customers to facilitate planning, determine technical direction or solve technical complex mechanical problems
  • Identifies & implements opportunities to reduce manufacturing complexity

Person Brief

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related technical discipline with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and teamwork skills that inspire others and have experience in leading cross-functional teams on complex technical challenges.  Vendor Management experience is essential for the role.

A PMP / Prince / PgmP Certification is preferred but not essential if strong experience is evident.

The role will be mostly remote and can be based anywhere in Ireland, but you must be available for US and EU travel as required – (<20%)

Opportunity Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation and benefits package, which rewards high performers.

Company Brief

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets.

Over the past 20 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Leinster and Florida USA.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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